Lee Sims Chocolates

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My least favorite holiday is a few days away… Valentines Day. I am sorry but I just think it’s a pointless holiday that forces us to buy shit for other people they probably don’t need. Why not celebrate love everyday!? Why not buy flowers and gifts for your loved ones randomly and not because someone… [read more]

Top Thirteen Things to do for Valentine’s Day in Jersey City

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Top Twelve Things to do for Valentine’s Day in Jersey City

Love is in the air and planning is always key to celebrating a great valentine’s day! If you’re looking to take your significant other out on the town then we’ve got you covered! Check out this list of amazing events coming up for this Saturday. 1. Valentine’s Day at Pasta Dal Cuore Looking to take… [read more]

Old School JC: Larry Mullane “A Detective Story”

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Written by Olivia Goodman

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Larry Mullane’s stories about growing up and working in Jersey City – in the motorcycle and anti-robbery squads and later as a homicide detective for all of Hudson County – have become the stuff of legends for family and friends. His stories have also inspired screenwriters and novelists and led to a second career as… [read more]

Jersey City Weekly Happy Hour Specials: 2/8 – 2/14

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Want more?  Check us out at haveanight.com and follow us @haveanight_jc! BONUS: Because of Winter Storm Jonas, Hudson Restaurant Week will continue at select restaurants until Wednesday 2/5! The complete list can be found here! Monday – February 8th $1 Oysters @ Fire & Oak Happy Hour from 4-7pm includes $3 Domestics, $5 Wines by the Glass,… [read more]

Eye Create @Seraphim Vape

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Last night I attended the “KLETTBAND”  launch of Eye Create designed by my dear friend and stylish peep Hayoner. The party was at Seraphim Vape in Downtown Jersey City and it was such a fun event, I failed miserably to capture it! For once I was not in blogging mode, I was in turn up… [read more]

Lazy Girls Guide to No-Maintenance Hairdos

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Written by Anatalie owner of The HairRoom JC

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Winter is upon on us and it takes every ounce of energy I have to get out of my warm, cozy bed and venture into the bitter cold. My lack of motivation ultimately leads to less time getting my hair in fabulous shape and more time staying toasty. If you can relate, I’m here to… [read more]

Valentine’s Day Reminders: Shop Local on Central Ave.

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Everyone’s favorite and also most hated “holiday” is approaching: Valentines Day. I personally believe that we should be celebrating love every day! That being said, Valentines day is a nice opportunity to go above and beyond for the people we love in our life.  Why not do that while also supporting our local Jersey City… [read more]

ChicpeaNews

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The Latest Weekly Headlines...in a nutshell.

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From the Mayor’s Office  Ward A Community Meeting Despite Wednesday’s inclement weather, Ward A’s town hall meeting had a high turnout. The town hall style meeting offered residents a unique opportunity to have an informal discussion with the mayor on issues facing their community, and how City Hall could better meet their needs. Residents expressed… [read more]

Adventures of a JC Playboy Bunny PT3

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The song "Sister Christian" is NOT about the band Motörhead. 

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“Here,” he said in his obligatory English accent, shoving a large, crumpled paper bag at me, clearly still frazzled from whatever had been going on upstairs in the hotel room. “Just make sure you get HIM a cup of ice at each stop and fill it up with this,” he said through chemically clenched teeth…. [read more]

Jersey City Fish Stand

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It’s really hard these days to trust the food we buy and eat. I’ve watched so many documentaries and read books about the food industry in the Unites States that at one point I became a vegan. I was afraid of my food. Fast forward to when I started blogging – I met some lovely… [read more]

HolyVeins

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Written by Lauren Lapitan

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Every year County Prep High School hosts their annual Open Mic Night (hosted in October) for students to showcase their talent. I went to my first County Prep Open Mic Night in 2013 where I met Janel (HolyVeins), a young girl who is full of energy, optimism, and talent! Janel shuffled her way on stage… [read more]

Jersey City Weekly Happy Hour Specials: 2/1 – 2/7

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Want more?  Check us out at haveanight.com and follow us @haveanight_jc! Monday – February 1st Hudson Restaurant Week Haven’t taken advantage of the incredible prix fixe lunch and dinner options that are a part of Hudson Restaurant Week yet?  You still have time!  There are 16 Restaurants in Jersey City participating in Hudson Restaurant Week, which continues… [read more]

Honey Bakery

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Eats with Grandma Downtown

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Every few months I get together with one of my favorite girl bosses in Jersey City, Krista aka Grandma Downtown. We hang out, catchup and just eat. That’s what we do, we talk shit and eat our way through Jersey City. Our first stop at one of our recent outings was The Grind Coffee Shop… [read more]

Ice Skating in Jersey City

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Ice Skating in Jersey City

Just because the holidays are over, who says we can’t have fun? This past week I decided to try out some of Jersey City’s ice skating venues, Charlie Heger Ice Rink in Pershing Field, and Newport Skates in downtown JC. I started my ice skating journey in Newport Skates in 30-degree weather. It was freezing… [read more]

MEMENTOS: A Pop up exhibition at 70 Columbus

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Save the date! Next Friday!  For the first time ever in Jersey City, Panepinto Galleries will be taking over the penthouses showcasing the creators and makers of Jersey City and the local area.  This authentic home experience will be filled with works by local artists, boutiques and artisans from the neighborhood and nearby. Join us for this unique experience… [read more]